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16 Alerts
July 12, 2018 9:31 PM

Imogene Pass has reopened.

Work to remove debris and repair washouts has been completed.

July 11, 2018 2:04 PM

Imogene Pass Temporarily Closed

Debris Flows on Tomboy Road. Road & Bridge is dispatching crews to determine the extent of repairs needed.

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July 12, 2018 9:29 PM

Imogene Pass has been reopened.

June 27, 2018 3:11 PM

Black Bear Pass

Black Bear Pass will open Thursday, June 28th at 10:00 a.m.

June 13, 2018 3:20 PM

Imogene Pass is Open

Imogene Pass is Open

June 12, 2018 4:31 PM

San Juan Forest Closure

***San Juan Forest Closure***

- Norwood to Dolores Rd will remain open
- Ophir Pass Rd will remain open
- All other forest system roads within San Juan National Forest are closed to traffic
- Access to in-holdings will still be allowed. Information about...

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May 25, 2018 11:07 AM

Last Dollar Pass and Ophir Pass

Last Dollar Pass and Ophir Pass are open. Conditions may be icy, please use caution

September 28, 2017 10:28 AM

Snow is Back - Expect Passes to Close Soon

Conditions in the high country are changing with new snows. Travel at this time is not recommended. Expect roads to be impassable and closed soon.

September 28, 2017 10:14 AM

Bridal Veil Road - Intermittent Delays and Closures

The Town of Telluride and Idarado Mine will be using a helicopter to transport materials to the top of Bridal Veil Falls. The roadway will be closed during transport flights for the safety of the general public. Contact the Town of Telluride for further...

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September 22, 2017 4:06 PM

High Mountain Passes

We have received reports of small snow drifts and icy conditions on the high mountain passes. Please use caution and watch for possible closures this weekend.

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September 26, 2017 9:59 AM

High Mountain Pass Update
Black Bear Pass- drifts,snow and ice on the north facing aspects. Travel not recommended at this time.
Imogene Pass- Telluride to Tomboy is passable, a few small patches of snow in shady areas. Tomboy to the countyline, travel not recommended. Road is extremely snow packed and icy.
Ophir Pass- Dry to the countyline
Last Dollar- Dry

July 26, 2017 11:33 AM

Black Bear Pass is Open Again

Black Bear Pass has been cleared of rocks and is open!
Thanks for your patience!

July 26, 2017 9:09 AM

Black Bear Pass is temporarily closed due to a rockslide

There was a rockslide on Black Bear Pass above the water fall and the first switchback. Crews are working to clear the road and to reopen it.

July 13, 2017 9:00 AM

Black Bear Pass is Open

Black Bear Pass is open now.
Please Drive Safe!

July 13, 2017 8:46 AM

Black Bear Pass is Open

After completing necessary road clearing and maintenance, the San Miguel County Road and Bridge Department has opened Black Bear Pass for the summer.

July 11, 2017 9:35 AM

No access to Bridal Veil Falls - Wednesday, July 12th

No access to Bridal Veil Falls on Wednesday, July 12th
No vehicles, hikers or bikers allowed. The San Miguel County Road Crew will be coming off of the switchbacks on Black Bear Pass creating dangerous conditions for anyone below the road.

July 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Imogene Pass is OPEN!

Ice and muddy conditions may exist. Travel with caution.

June 9, 2017 7:44 AM

Ophir Pass is Open

Ophir Pass is open for traffic.

County Road Status Updates

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June 13, 2018 10:41 AM

Bridal Veil Road Closure - Thursday 6/14

The road to the Bridal Veil Powerhouse will be closed Thursday, June 14 from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm so that Idarado Mining Company can conduct rockfall hazard mitigation operations. Black Bear Pass Road (K69) will be closed from just east of Idarado’s...

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